Category: Nanotechnology

Understanding Carbon Nanotubes: From Basics to Applications by P. Delhaès, J.P. Issi, S. Bonnamy, P. Launois (auth.),

By P. Delhaès, J.P. Issi, S. Bonnamy, P. Launois (auth.), Annick Loiseau, Pascale Launois, Pierre Petit, Stephan Roche, Jean-Paul Salvetat (eds.)

This quantity provides the rules of carbon nanotube technological know-how together with the latest advancements and the clients for technological functions. every one bankruptcy starts off with an academic advent to the suitable interdisciplinary issues from physics, chemistry or fabrics technological know-how. those summaries of the basic history wisdom are by way of specified displays of particular matters. The latter comprise: polymorphism of carbon and the microstructure of its stages; synthesis tools and development mechanisms; structural research through electron microscopy; spectroscopic equipment; digital constitution; delivery; mechanical and floor houses of nanotubes and composites. All readers, be they scholars or skilled researchers, will come to understand how development in nanotube technology is in detail associated with advances in experimental and computational instruments.

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Micro-Drops and Digital Microfluidics by Jean Berthier

By Jean Berthier

In this 2d variation of Micro-Drops and electronic Microfluidics, Jean Berthier explores the basics and functions of electronic microfluidics, allowing engineers and scientists to layout this significant allowing know-how into units and harness the huge power of electronic microfluidics in trying out and information collection.

This booklet describes the newest advancements in electronic microfluidics, with a selected specialise in the computational, theoretical and experimental learn of microdrops.

Unique in its emphasis on electronic microfluidics and with assorted functions starting from drug supply to point-of-care diagnostic chips, natural synthesis to microreactors, Micro-Drops and electronic Microfluidics meets the desires of audiences around the fields of bioengineering and biotechnology, and electric and chemical engineering.

. Authoritative reporting at the most recent adjustments in microfluidic technological know-how, the place microscopic liquid volumes are dealt with as ''''microdrops'''' and individually from ''''nanodrops.''''

. A methodical exam of the way liquid microdrops behave within the advanced geometries of contemporary miniaturized structures and engage with varied morphological (micro-fabricated, textured) reliable substrates.

. a radical clarification of ways capillary forces act on liquid interfaces involved with micro-fabricated surfaces.

. research of ways droplets should be manipulated, dealt with, or transported utilizing electrical fields (electrowetting), acoustic actuation (surface acoustic waves), or through a provider liquid (microflow).

. A clean viewpoint at the way forward for microfluidics

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From Colloids to Nanotechnology (Progress in Colloid and by Miklos Zrinyi (Editor), Zoltán Hórvölgyi (Editor)

By Miklos Zrinyi (Editor), Zoltán Hórvölgyi (Editor)

This quantity includes a number of the papers awarded on the eighth convention on Colloid Chemistry. It was once hosted by means of the Hungarian Chemical Society and arranged by way of Budapest collage of know-how and Economics and used to be held in Keszthely, Hungary in September 2002. A colloidal method of nano technological know-how used to be one of many major issues of the assembly. It was once printed that the colloid technology presents a powerful historical past of the fashionable fabric technological know-how and nanotechnology. This quantity is meant for execs doing basic examine or improvement of commercial purposes, who come upon colloid debris, colloid constructions, and interface phenomena in the course of their paintings.

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Nanoparticles in the Water Cycle: Properties, Analysis and by Fritz H. Frimmel, R. Niessner

By Fritz H. Frimmel, R. Niessner

As nanotechnology enters daily life, engineered nanoparticles (ENP) will locate their manner into nature, together with floor and groundwater. right here, amazing specialists of water chemistry current committed tools for the research of nanoparticles within the aquatic atmosphere, their distribution and destiny. This comprises the impression of advanced matrices akin to wastewater, brown water with normal natural topic (NOM), and excessive salt concentrations in addition to to be had and destiny standardized tools. The historical past of geogenic, common nanoparticles is taken into account in a dialogue of recognized environmental results, together with techniques to check for capability results on human and environmental health.

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Supramolecular Photosensitive and Electroactive Materials by Hari Singh Nalwa

By Hari Singh Nalwa

Comprises 11 overview chapters addressing present examine advancements on supramolecular photosensitive and electroactive fabrics and their functions in a huge array of digital and photonic applied sciences. assurance contains phthalocyanine-based macrocyclic fabrics; the chemical synthesis, photopolymerization, actual houses, and optical purposes of polydiacetylenes; the structural and optical houses of conjugated molecules in perhydrotriphenylene and different channel-forming inclusion compounds; cost shipping homes of photosynthetic and breathing proteins; optical and digital houses of carbon nitride; the synthesis, actual homes, and functions of polyimides in microelectronics and tribology; the frequency dispersion phenomena in digital fabrics; present advancements in electroactive and photoactive dendrimers; and houses of natural monolayer motion pictures.

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Hybrid Nanocomposites for Nanotechnology: Electronic,

This booklet covers the newest advances of polymer-inorganic nanocomposites and focuses relatively on high-added-value functions in fields starting from electronics, optics, magnetism to biotechnology. commonly, organic-inorganic composites are thought of by way of mechanical homes reinforcement, the polymer-clay process being the common instance. lately larger value-added purposes were established establishing new business views and markets. This e-book makes a speciality of digital, optical, magnetic and bio/medical purposes of hybrid nanocomposites the place the newest advances are seriously reviewed. a variety of concerns in nanocomposite synthesis, together with the construction scale-up, precedes insurance of the most recent advances within the aforementioned diversity of functions. The reader gets an outstanding clutch of the state-of-the-art and of the remainder demanding situations within the box of non-traditional purposes of hybrid nanocomposites.

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